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Orchidelirium Other / Books

Orchidelirium

The Dutch had Tulip Mania in the 17th century. Victorian England had its own equivalent with orchidelirium, an obsessive passion for orchids that has carried into the present day. Orchids remain among the most beautiful, hotly debated, and passionately collected of all flowers. ORCHIDELIRIUM presents …

The Great Edwardian Gardens of Harold Peto Other / Books

The Great Edwardian Gardens of Harold Peto

From the Archives of Country Life | The gardens of the great Edwardian landscape designer, captured in all their glory in 200 color and duotone images from the archives of Country Life. Harold Peto (1854–1933) was one of the most celebrated landscape designers of the Edwardian era. A leading exponent …

Clivias Other / Books

Clivias

Clivias are classed among the most desirable of all connoisseur plants, offering not only spectacular flowers but also interesting variations in both leaf variegation and plant form. Despite their reputation as specialist plants, however, clivias are surprisingly easy to grow and tolerant of abuse. Koopowitz …

The Art of South Florida Gardening Other / Books

The Art of South Florida Gardening

South Florida residents know that gardening advice for the rest of the country just doesnt apply here. South Florida is unique, and this book is uniquely intended for south Florida gardeners, who have depended on its advice since the first edition came out over a decade ago. Now updated with more helpful …

Tropical Slipper Orchids Other / Books

Tropical Slipper Orchids: Paphiopedilum & Phragmipedium Species & Hybrids

Paphiopedilum & Phragmipedium Species & Hybrids | Distinguished by a prominent pouchlike sac which resembles a ballroom slipper and often decorated with warts, hairs, or stripes, the flowers of slipper orchids may be ugly or pretty, depending on your point of view. In either case, they are captivating …